Each week, the White Privilege Conference and the Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion, housed at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS), hosts a half hour radio show called Intersections Radio that features an interview with a different author, scholar, and/or speaker.
In this segment Charles D. Modiano, an educator, writer, and lecturer dedicated to exposing biases and promoting equity in sports media coverage, discusses how this media propagates the oppression of athletes of color. Through workshops and writing, Modiano has examined how an influential mainstream sports media actively perpetuates a system of white male privilege and oppression through criminalizing athletes of color, under-reporting white misbehavior, supporting owner interests, and ignoring women unless the uniform is a bikini.
Intersections Radio is hosted by Dr. Eddie Moore Jr., founder of the White Privilege Conference (WPC), which is held annually in cities across the United States; and Daryl Miller, who works with the WPC and other programs of the Matrix Center. The WPC is an award-winning national diversity conference that serves as a yearly opportunity to examine and explore difficult issues related to white privilege, white supremacy, and oppression, and works to dismantle systems of power, prejudice, and inequality. College students from around the country participate in the conference for academic credit.
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